Jonathan Heilbron

Chairman, Brands of Tomorrow

Jonathan Heilbron was appointed President & CEO of Thomas Pink in 2004. Jonathan stepped down from Thomas Pink in April 2017 and continues his role as Chairman of Walpole Brands of Tomorrow.

In order to be a successful luxury entrepreneur what are the three pieces of advice you would give?

Perseverance. No compromise. Be yourself in all.

What are the most important lessons you have learned along your journey?

Stay focused. Know yourself. Be humble but strong.

What are the watch outs along the way?

Avoid frogs with golden lips. Define yourself by the things you don’t do.

When you started out who was your biggest inspiration?  And what did they tell you that helped make you a success?

David Bowie –  “turn and face the strange”.